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22 November 2016
In this article, Kasar Ayub, winner of the "rising stars" challenge at this year's CML conference, sets out his plans for a Let to Live mortgage.
17 November 2016
Economic data shows the economy holding up better than expected. The housing market is also doing better than expected, with gross mortgage lending in October estimated to be £20.6 billion.
11 November 2016
The CML’s annual conference took place in London on Wednesday, bringing together many voices on the UK mortgage market. Here we examine the main talking points from the day.
27 October 2016
Analysis of our mortgage data sheds new light on the balance between debt and equity over the lifetime of a borrower.
20 October 2016
While hard economic data post-referendum remains elusive, survey data points to recovery in September. Our September gross lending estimate is £20.5 billion, up 2% from a year ago.
5 October 2016
Tony Moroney of Berkeley Research Group (UK) Ltd recently spoke at a CML conference on digital innovation. Here, he looks at its potential to transform the mortgage market.
26 September 2016
CML data on lending in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and London shows that each of these markets has its own unique characteristics, distinguishing it from the rest of the UK.
22 September 2016
While hard economic data post-referendum remains scarce, surveys point to a recovery in sentiment. Our gross lending estimate for August is £22.5 billion, up 15% on a year ago.
19 September 2016
CML conference chair Peter Rogerson sets out his views on the role of intermediaries in the mortgage market.
12 September 2016
Richard Donnell of Hometrack looks at his firms's data on rents and property values - and assesses the impact of tightened underwriting criteria on buy-to-let landlords and lenders.